Tactile and Braille Features
Muir Woods Braille Brochure
A Braille version is available upon request at the Muir Woods Visitor Center. This brochure includes a small tactile trail map. Please ask the docent for a copy.
Fort Baker Braille Brochure
A Braille version is available upon request at the Marin Headlands Visitor Center.
Fort Baker Cell Phone Tour Braille Brochure
A Braille version of the Fort Baker Cell Phone Tour is available at the Marin Headlands Visitor Center.
Fort Point Braille Brochure
A Braille version of the Fort Point Brochure is available; while visiting Fort Point, please ask a ranger for a copy. This brochure also contains a tactile map that describes the layout of the Fort.
Alcatraz Braille Brochures
At the Ranger Information Station located on the Alcatraz Island dock, you may request a copy of different Braille documents. There is a Braille Script of the Cell House Tour. There are also Braille versions of Self Guide, the Natural History Brochure, and the History on Escape Attempts.
Tactile Exhibits, Maps and Models
Nike Missile Site
Many of the exhibits on display at the Nike Missile Site are tactile, including a scale replica of the missile. For more information about accessible features at the Nike Missile Site click here.
Marin Headlands Visitor Center
Many of the exhibits on display at the Visitor Center are tactile and/or provide audio information. For more information about accessibility features within Marin Headlands click here.
Located on each level of Fort Point, near the stairwells, are raised tactile orientation maps. For more information about Fort Point click here.
Located on Pier 33, there is a tactile model of both Pier 33 and Alcatraz Island. In the Alcatraz Island Cell House there is a tactile replica of the bar spreader used in the famous escape. This tactile exhibit is part of the Cell House audio described tour which includes several tactile markers placed throughout the Cell House. For more information about accessibility features at Alcatraz click here.
Located outside of the new Lands End Lookout Visitor Center is a large tactile model of Lands End and its surrounding landscape. The tactile model is made of concrete and contains Braille labels. For more information about accessibility features at Lands End click here.
E-mail the Accessibility Management Program for a copy of one of our Braille Brochures or call 415-561-4958.
Individuals who are deaf, hard-of-hearing, deaf/blind, or have speech disabilities may utilize the following Federal Relay Service numbers:
(800) 877-8339 Federal Relay Service
(877) 877-6280 VCO
(877) 877-8982 Speech to Speech
(800) 845-6136 Spanish
(866) 893-8340 TeleBraille
Did You Know?
Alcatraz Island is the site of a large colony of Western Gulls (Larus occidentalis), the gull species that inhabits the Oregon and California coast. Individuals mate for life and come together each year on Alcatraz to defend their historic territory and raise three chicks.